News across Spain

A series of red, amber and yellow weather alerts have been issued for the Costa Blanca today, as a low pressure front moves across the region. Over 180 litres of rain per square metre is due to fall in the space of twelve hours today, causing localised flooding and potential damage to buildings. 84 municipalities […]

Catalans across the region have celebrated their regional day, Diada, with hundreds of thousands taking part in an independence protest. A number of arrests however were made after demonstrations outside of the Catalan regional parliament turned violent. A small number of people were detained for throwing rocks at Mossos d’Esquadra officers. However the majority of […]

Negotiations between PSOE and Podemos have failed to come to a conclusion, as the chance of another General Election increases. If the Congress of Deputies does not vote in PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez as prime minister by Sept. 23, there will be a new parliamentary election on Nov. 10. Disagreements over cabinet positions, and a […]

Telecommunications company Telefonica is reported to be planning on cutting 5,000 jobs in the coming years through a voluntary retirement plan. Negotiations between the company and unions have been ongoing recently, and Telefonica is set to present a formal proposal to unions today. Shares in the multinational communications giant fell 0.7% yesterday as a result […]

The Supreme Court has announced it will make a final judgement on whether to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco on the 24th September. Judges are due to meet to discuss and vote on the controversial plan to remove the remains of Franco from the Valle de los Caidos. Plans for the exhumation were […]

Negotiating teams between PSOE and Unidos Podemos are to meet again today, in an effort to form an agreement for a forthcoming investiture vote. Discussions were held last week between the two parties over policies ahead of the deadline for PSOE leader Pedro Sanchez to pass a vote of confidence. It’s understood Executive Vice President […]

Aemet has issued a number of yellow, amber and red alerts for torrential rains over the next 48 hours across much of the Mediterranean coast. The warning was upgraded yesterday after forecasters issued alerts for torrential rain, strong winds, thunderstorms and rough seas. Catalonia is expected to see nearly 100 mm of rainfall per square […]

A decision over whether to reopen an investigation into the 2008 Spanair crash that killed 154 people is to be debated today in Congress. Podemos and the ERC have called for an investigating commission to be formed which will resume the work begun in the last parliamentary term. The accident happened on the 20th August […]

The trial of the woman accused of killing eight-year-old Gabriel Cruz is to begin today in Almeria. Ana Julia Quezada is to face a jury in connection with the murder of the child, who died in February 2018. His remains were discovered when Ms Quezada’s vehicle was stopped at a checkpoint whilst the search for […]

The Ministry of Health has ordered products produced by Sabores de Paterna in Cadiz, to be recalled from sale due to concerns about listeria contamination. In a warning issued last week to regional health authorities, concerns that other meat products may be contaminated with listeria were raised after a meatloaf was found to be infected […]

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